Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors amongst Indiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,300
25th Percentile Wage
$48,300
50th Percentile Wage
$61,600
75th Percentile Wage
$79,180
90th Percentile Wage
$99,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,600
1.46% 4.69%
2016
$60,700
1.05% -
2015
$60,060
-0.22% -
2014
$60,190
1.88% -
2013
$59,060
0.59% -
2012
$58,710
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Indiana ranges from $53,070 to $67,480. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Indiana is Indianapolis-Carmel with a median annual salary of $67,480. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Anderson (mean annual salary $63,290). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Indianapolis-Carmel
$67,480
Anderson
$63,290
Terre Haute
$62,450
Kokomo
$60,520
Elkhart-Goshen
$60,280
Gary
$59,270
Columbus
$58,540
Bloomington
$57,970
Fort Wayne
$57,390
Muncie
$56,210
Michigan City-La Porte
$55,370
Lafayette
$53,790
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$53,780
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$53,500
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$53,070




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